PMMI Awards Six PACK EXPO Scholarship Winners

To qualify for the PACK EXPO scholarship, students must be enrolled at an Education Partner, major in engineering, packaging, processing, mechatronics or a related field and must demonstrate a financial need.

Las Vegas NV.; Sept. 28, 2021 — The PMMI Foundation, a part of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, awards six $5,000 PACK EXPO scholarships to students from PMMI Education Partner schools. To qualify for the PACK EXPO scholarship, students must be enrolled at an Education Partner, major in engineering, packaging, processing, mechatronics or a related field and must demonstrate a financial need.


"This scholarship program shows how PMMI invests in the future packaging workforce," says Jim Pittas, president and CEO, PMMI. "We are proud that through the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows and the PACK EXPO Scholarship program we are able to invest in the future of the packaging and processing community."

The recipients of the PACK EXPO Scholarships are:
Monick Castillo - Hennepin Technical College
Major: Automation and Robotics

Daniel Forseth - Hennepin Technical College
Major: Automation Robotics Engineering Technology

Bradley Reinhart - University of Wisconsin - Stout
Major: Packaging

Zoe Statiris - Ryerson University
Major: Graphic Communications Management

Sierra Strandberg - Illinois Institute of Technology
Major: Industrial Technology and Management, specialization in Manufacturing Technology

Bastian VanHofwegen - Dunwoody College of Technology
Major: ASRO - Automated Systems and Robotics

Learn more about the winners at PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO (Sept. 27-29) by visiting the Workforce Development Pavilion (located in the North Hall, N 8701) and the PMMI U Booths (located in the Central Lobby).

To learn more about PMMI Foundation scholarships, visit pmmi.org/foundation.




About PMMI
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents more than 900 North American manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, components and materials as well as providers of related equipment and services to the packaging and processing industry. We work to advance a variety of industries by connecting consumer goods companies with manufacturing solutions through the world-class PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, leading trade media and a wide range of resources to empower our members. The PACK EXPO trade shows unite the world of packaging and processing to advance the industries they serve: PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Healthcare Packaging EXPO, PACK EXPO East, Enlace EXPO PACK, EXPO PACK México and EXPO PACK Guadalajara. PMMI Media Group connects manufacturers to the latest solutions, trends and innovations in packaging and processing year-round through brands including Packaging World, Automation World, Healthcare Packaging, Contract Packaging, ProFood World, Mundo PMMI and OEM. PMMI Business Drivers assist members in pursuing operational excellence through workforce development initiatives, deliver actionable business intelligence on economic, market and industry trends to support members' growth strategies and actively connect the supply chain throughout the year.

Learn more at pmmi.org and packexpo.com and pmmimediagroup.com.




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